October 11, 2017 2:33 pm
Updated: October 12, 2017 12:39 pm

Saskatoon weather outlook: heavy snow hits Saskatchewan

WATCH ABOVE: A cold front crashes through Saskatoon's weather forecast, kicking up winds, a risk of precipitation and making it feel like minus double digits.


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Snowfall warning

Warm Wednesday

Winds pick up Thursday

Risk of mixed precipitation

Cold front crashes through, kicking up winds, a risk of precipitation and making it feel like minus double digits.

Snowfall Warning

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for 10 to 20 centimetres of snow expected in the Key Lake and Collins Bay areas.

A low pressure centre developing in southern Alberta will move into Saskatchewan on Wednesday, bringing an area of heavy snow.

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning in parts of northern Saskatchewan.

SkyTracker Weather

Snow will develop tomorrow morning with amounts of 10 to 20 centimetres forecast before it tapers off Thursday night.

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult in some locations.

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Saskatoon Forecast


2 degrees was where Saskatoon started the day, under mostly cloudy skies as a system slides into the province.

Double digits returned by noon as a breezy southwesterly wind kicked in and mostly cloudy skies continued.

We broke into a few more sunny breaks to end off the day as we climbed up to a daytime high in the mid teens.

Wednesday Night

Clouds returned in full force overnight as the cold front associated with a system swept through and brought in a chance of showers as we dipped back toward the freezing mark.


Cloudy skies will dominate the day with a chance of showers in the morning and a risk of a few flurries mixing in during the afternoon as we warm up to a daytime high in mid single digits.

There is a risk of mixed precipitation in the Saskatoon area Thursday afternoon.

SkyTracker Weather

It won’t be a washout of a day, but there is a chance of precipitation throughout as west-northwesterly winds kick up to 30 to 40 km/h with gusts upwards of 50 to 55 km/h at times.

Wind gusts upwards of 50 to 60 km/h are possible Thursday in Saskatoon.

SkyTracker Weather


It’ll be a chilly start on Friday with temperatures dipping back into mid minus single digits and wind chill values falling into minus double digits in the morning.

Some more sunshine is expected during the day, which will help warm us up above freezing, to an afternoon high around 3 or 4 degrees.

Cool air slumps back in behind this system for the rest of the week

SkyTracker Weather

Weekend Outlook

Cooler air will stick around to start the weekend with a chilly start again Saturday morning before recovering a bit further into single digits and a high just into double digits Sunday with a mix of sun and cloud both days.

Here is your Saskatoon SkyTracker 7-Day Weather Forecast.

SkyTracker Weather

The Your Saskatchewan photo was taken near Beechy by Natalie Braun:

The Your Saskatchewan photo for October 11 was taken near Beechy by Natalie Braun.

Natalie Braun / Viewer Submitted

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